A cassoulet is a classic French dish made with white beans and a variety of meats. Traditionally, it is covered and simmered slowly to blend the flavors. We find this quicker version without meat still makes a tasty hearty meal that will satisfy anyone's appetite.
Add 1/2 pound fully cooked smoked turkey sausage link, cut into 1/4-inch slices, with remaining ingredients in step 2. Continue as directed.